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« on: September 11, 2009 10:47:11 PM »

So a group of friends and the hubby and I packed up the car and went to Santa Fe for Labor Day. Upon returning I wanted to make a little memento for everyone. I used the idea from Mark Montano's "Big Ass Book of Crafts" to create a 3D picture (choosing layers from an individual photo and cutting them out and elevating each layer in turn). I happily reused some old boxes from dried apricots and plenty of sequins.

I wanted to make them look like tiny shrines (as I had seen here on craftster) as a tribute to Mexican Folk Art while in New Mexico. Here's the first one:

I tried to show the layers by turning it at an angle, but alas it was to no avail.

Here's the second:

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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2009 11:00:17 PM »

These are really neat!  You've really got a nice balance between bright, layered colors and keeping the focus on the photo.

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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2009 12:26:12 PM »

Those are great! Your friends are going to love having such a great memento of your trip. I hope you're going to make one for yourself.

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